All posts tagged with canine

Sex and the mandibles of early hominins

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Determining sex from human mandibles (as you will do in another part of this lab) depends on a series of characteristics that tend to differ between male and...


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The incisors are the front teeth. They are basically flat and have a blade-like occlusal surface. Each quadrant has two incisors.


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The canine teeth in humans range from pointy-shaped to incisor-like in shape. There is only one canine in each quadrant, and it is the third tooth just dista...